For music nerds and causal perusers of geek-dom far and wide, the 33 1/3 book series has been a treasure trove of insight, taking us deep into the recording processes of some of the game’s most cherished albums. They’ve taken is deep into the heady, future-set sounds of jazz-giant Miles Davis, explored the eternal brilliance of J Dilla, given us an intimate tour of Prince‘s compound and generally, graced us with a wealth of otherwise unknown tidbits pertaining to our favorite (y)our favorite records.
But even with roughly 100 titles under their belt, 33 1/3 is showing no signs of slowing, especially with today’s announcement of its latest batch of treatments. In 2016, we’ll see new pieces on classics on Camp Lo Uptown Saturday Night, The Pharcyde‘s Bizarre Ride II, Ol Dirty Bastard‘s Return To The 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version, Geto Boys‘ self-titled joint, not to mention Blondie‘s Parallel Lines, Miles’ Bitches Brew and David Lynch‘s Twin Peaks. In other words, there’s plenty to feed your music loving brain with in the new year. Oh, and it should be said that these make lovely little stocking-stuffers, so if you’re already on the prowl, head over to 33 1/3’s and peep their full catalogue.
Voodoo & Old Donuts.